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August 27, 2018 at 10:43 am

Cleansing Nova

Because everyone always needs more board wipes.

August 27, 2018 at 9:39 am

Come see me at #GPRichmond this weekend!

I’ll have lots of prints, playmats, artist proofs, and sharpies. 🙂

August 24, 2018 at 10:28 am

Come see me at #GPRichmond next weekend. 🙂 Also, to repeat myself:

August 24, 2018 at 8:58 am

Some quick concepts for the giants in The Sin of Man I did earlier this year

August 23, 2018 at 3:38 pm

Tears of Valakut

August 23, 2018 at 12:14 pm

Jaya’s Immolating Inferno

August 23, 2018 at 12:11 pm

Bird by Bird should be one of those required books for anyone pursuing any sort of creative endeavor. And returned to when encouragement is needed.

August 22, 2018 at 7:52 am

Doing our weekly critique for Art Camp and you can come sit in. We start in just over an hour and we’re talking about lighting in landscapes.

August 21, 2018 at 6:36 am

Gotten myself into the addictive habit of painting to audiobooks instead of music. Currently wrapping up the series on Theodore Roosevelt, which is pure gold:

August 21, 2018 at 6:34 am

Giant Growth

August 19, 2018 at 11:19 am

Prophetic Prism

AKA Kaladesh Disco Ball

August 18, 2018 at 12:15 pm

Forgotten Cave has now sold. Thanks for all of the interest. 🙂

August 18, 2018 at 10:14 am

Oh, just one more thing. :)

Mountain from Kahns of Tarkir. Oils on board, 30×20″. Hearing offers $2k+ today.

August 18, 2018 at 9:56 am

Last, and certainly not least, I’d like to sell off my BFZ Swamp original. Oils on canvas, 43×32″. Will take $4k for it.

August 18, 2018 at 8:55 am

Also for sale, the original for Forgotten Cave. Oils on canvas. Dropping the price a bit. Just looking for $2k for it.

August 18, 2018 at 8:01 am

Original oil Tarzan painting. 30×20″, oils on board. Wouldn’t mind selling this off. I’ll take $1.5k for it.

August 17, 2018 at 9:57 am

Anyone have a drafting table light they really like? Bright, neutral, and not much glare, obviously.

August 17, 2018 at 7:36 am

Karn’s Temporal Sundering

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 am

How I Became an Artist

August 16, 2018 at 9:40 am

Maybe you should stop procrastinating and watch the latest episode of Creators.Chat

August 16, 2018 at 8:04 am

Go get 20GB+ of absolutely-free (for commercial or personal projects) photo reference from all over the world. Photobash to your heart’s content.

August 15, 2018 at 5:16 pm

New episode of Creators Chat is live now!

August 15, 2018 at 4:06 pm

Got a question for Creators.Chat? You can now ask anything you’d like about creating, life, or whatever right here:

New episode coming tomorrow!

August 15, 2018 at 8:54 am

Doing a live Art Camp critique starting in about 5 minutes. Come learn to paint better clouds and mountains.

August 14, 2018 at 12:58 pm

A few notes on signing fees, artists, and GPs:

See y’all at #GPRichmond in a couple weeks. <3

August 14, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Highly recommend reading Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. It’s an enlightening look into the extremely varied lives that facilitated the creation of so much great work.

August 14, 2018 at 10:14 am

Can’t show my painting but look at these pretty colors. Dioxazine purple is a life saver (winsor violet, to be more precise).

August 14, 2018 at 9:49 am

The River of Dreams

August 14, 2018 at 8:36 am

Happiness is new brushes.

August 13, 2018 at 10:02 am


August 13, 2018 at 7:01 am

Transguild Promenade

August 11, 2018 at 1:02 pm


August 11, 2018 at 8:48 am

I’m doing an Art Camp critique starting in 10 minutes and you can pop in and watch even if you’re not part of the course:

August 10, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Jeskai Barricade

August 10, 2018 at 11:51 am

Cleansing Nova proofs are here–will ship out orders on Monday. Order today:

August 8, 2018 at 2:23 pm

Teach Me the Angel’s Song

August 7, 2018 at 8:18 pm

That Memory Cannot Follow

August 7, 2018 at 7:51 pm

My hotel just tried to put a $3600 security deposit hold on my card.

Clearly I was planning to burn everything down.

August 7, 2018 at 3:42 pm

It’s been a damn good honeymoon. Buuuut now we’re both itching to get back to work.

August 6, 2018 at 1:43 pm

Don’t Go to Art School

August 6, 2018 at 5:54 am

Lonely Sandbar

Painted in Costa Rica, cause what better place to make something like this.

August 5, 2018 at 4:27 pm #4 on fans, how to get them, and what to do with them.

August 5, 2018 at 1:41 pm

10 Books Every Artist Must Read –

August 5, 2018 at 12:19 pm

Sacred Foundry

August 4, 2018 at 11:44 pm

Of These One and All

August 4, 2018 at 8:43 pm

The Winged People

August 4, 2018 at 12:13 pm

Witch doctor sketch.

August 4, 2018 at 12:11 pm

Like cool art stuff? Then come say hi to me at #GPRichmond at the end of the month.

August 4, 2018 at 1:21 am


August 3, 2018 at 9:13 pm

I still like this sketch and should finish it sometime.

August 3, 2018 at 6:07 pm

Kauai is great.

August 3, 2018 at 1:42 pm

She is Our End

August 3, 2018 at 11:47 am

The Peaceful

August 3, 2018 at 11:44 am

With Wandering Steps and Slow

August 2, 2018 at 8:33 pm

Idylls of Love

August 2, 2018 at 4:53 pm

One of the most transformative, enlightening books I’ve read this year: Man’s Search for Meaning.

August 2, 2018 at 4:42 pm

So proud of the rock studies everybody’s been doing in Art Camp. Love seeing things click for people.

August 2, 2018 at 3:42 pm

I have the best wife.

August 1, 2018 at 7:48 pm

One of the best campsites I’ve ever gotten to enjoy.

Not unrelated: there’s no internet connection there.

August 1, 2018 at 4:50 pm

Creators Chat #6, on establishing healthy, productive work/life balance:

August 1, 2018 at 4:22 pm

One last time: struggle is not suffering. It’s working hard.

You really think I’d be advocating suffering while I’m sitting in Hawaii? Come on.

August 1, 2018 at 4:05 pm

It’s pathetic that it’s somehow a controversial opinion to encourage hard work.

August 1, 2018 at 3:31 pm

The literal first definition of the word “struggle”: to work hard to do something.

I don’t give a shit if you want to misinterpret that into misery or depression or whatever. You’re wrong.

July 31, 2018 at 1:35 pm

Hard work is good.

Breaks are great, but struggle creates true, lasting, meaningful fulfillment.

July 28, 2018 at 10:32 pm

Beach camping with the ever-gorgeous @ImRachelBradley

July 28, 2018 at 12:53 pm

I’m gonna be at #GPRichmond next month so come on by and get stuff signed and say hi.

July 26, 2018 at 9:10 pm

1. Get pretty good at art.

2. Find an awesome, hot wife.

3. ???

July 26, 2018 at 12:29 am

Honeymoon with my honey.

July 24, 2018 at 7:36 am

Every Inclination of the Human Heart

July 23, 2018 at 7:14 pm

Wrote 1600 words today on

It’s gonna be a good book.

July 23, 2018 at 12:58 pm

To Feel the Edge of Heaven

July 23, 2018 at 10:53 am

Their Mournful Tones

July 23, 2018 at 10:18 am

In writing a book of advice I struggle not to repeat this too often: just get on with it already.

July 23, 2018 at 7:39 am

Anyone interested in a non-Magic original piece? I have a Tarzan piece, 20×30″, oils on board. Shoot me an offer at if you are. Looking for about $2k for it.

July 22, 2018 at 4:49 pm

Masculinity is not toxic. Feminity is not shameful.

July 22, 2018 at 2:30 pm

Lazy Sunday experiments.

July 21, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Our Grasp of Heaven

July 21, 2018 at 9:26 am

Accepting personal responsibility is the first step toward power.

July 21, 2018 at 8:37 am

History of Benalia

July 20, 2018 at 6:42 pm

Maybe being happy and treating people well will have more impact than your Twitter rants and retweets.

July 17, 2018 at 5:43 pm

On the back of a History of Benalia artist proof. Wanted to do some trippy stained glass.

July 17, 2018 at 4:10 pm

So I now have at least 4 new Magic oil paintings I’ll be showing off next year. 🙂

July 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm

I don’t get nearly enough opportunities to sketch without expectations. So I thought today would be a good day to do just that.

July 17, 2018 at 9:09 am

Sketch on the back of a Breeding Pool proof.

July 17, 2018 at 6:22 am

Episode 6 of is now up. We talk all about work/life balance:

July 15, 2018 at 8:54 am

Thanks for all of the good history/biography suggestions yesterday. I think those will keep me busy for a good while.

July 14, 2018 at 1:03 pm

Do you have a favorite biographical or historical book?

July 12, 2018 at 11:50 am

When you start to think of it, any day that you aren’t being chlorine gassed is really a quite good day.

July 12, 2018 at 11:01 am

Remedying my shameful ignorance of WWI while finishing this painting by listening to A World Undone. Giving me a greater appreciation for what folks went through back then.

July 12, 2018 at 8:34 am

Get to work.

July 12, 2018 at 6:41 am

Maybe whinging doesn’t actually improve your situation.

July 11, 2018 at 2:44 pm

Did a live Creators Chat with @ImRachelBradley just now:

July 11, 2018 at 1:20 pm

Art Camp students are great. 🙂

July 10, 2018 at 11:46 am

Alternate sketch for my Volcanic Island

July 10, 2018 at 11:38 am

One of my early L5R pieces from 2010. Sorta the first professional gig I received.

July 10, 2018 at 10:38 am

Bastion of the Sun

July 10, 2018 at 8:38 am

Expectation is the invitation to disappointment.

July 9, 2018 at 1:06 pm

The Last Whisper

July 9, 2018 at 11:12 am

The plein air piece that sparked my love of landscape painting. From the summer of 2009.

July 9, 2018 at 10:59 am

There’s still time to get in on the first critique for Art Camp 3 on Wednesday! Sign up today at